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ABC
Jan 22, 2013 1:40am PST
dance partner, michelle obama. [ applause ] >> you can forget the pomp and circumstance. question on their mind, you were on the edge of your seat. what was michelle going to wear? >> abc's deborah roberts has more. ♪ >> reporter: there they were, dancing their first dance. her in a gown millions of women will soon have to have. michelle obama dazzled in a navy blue coat by little known american thom browne. who only learned his design was chosen when he saw it. >> i know she had a lot of other people that she could have chosen from, and to be the one that she chose is one of those amazingly humbling experiences. >> reporter: browne, best known for men's, not lady's wear, could benefit from the first lady's midas touch. >> any time mrs. obama wears one of your designs, a fashion designer ascends. it's a phenomenal career maker. j. crew made that belt and purple gloves she wore with the coat. so rest assured that the phone will be ringing off the hook. style watchers say michelle obama seems so accessible, american women just want to look like her. deborah roberts, abc news, wash
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 2:05am EST
and now fresh bangs. no one has influenced women's fashion quite like michelle obama. >> women like the way she mixes labels. she's unafraid to wear color. she seems like she's having fun. >> reporter: as all eyes turn to the inauguration, one big mystery remains, who will the first lady be wearing? in 2009, her one shouldered white chiffon ball gown made designer jason wu a household name. >> when she wore his gown, apparently his company received 4 million website hits. >> reporter: women's wear daily asked some of the top designers to sketch their vision. leila rose scott, a delicate lavender gown and tommy hilfiger turned to the next generation. >> they're becoming more interested in fashion and american designers are keen to dress them. >> reporter: the first lady has had a few fashion missteps, ruffling fingers when she wore alexander mcqueen to a state dinner and a cardigan to meet the queen. but the first lady takes it all in stride. even after she becomes a fashion icon for the ages, capable of changing a company's bottom line in minutes, telling our own robin roberts -- >>
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 2:30am EST
, a new chapter the obama presidency. it is monday, january 21st. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good monday morning, i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. we'll take you live to washington coming up in just a moment as we cover inauguration day. a big day for d.c., for the country, and of course mlk holiday which seems fitting on a lot of different levels. >>> also this morning, a nasty, windy arctic storm system makes a mess out of the middle of the country. the power outages and where the storm is blowing next. it is the dead of winter, folks. here we go. >> here we go. >>> later this half hour, who set out to play an elaborate hoax to embarrass manti te'o. this story has really just shocked everyone. >> that's the question, was he really the victim of a hoax or did he know to kind of benefit from the publicity and the emotion behind the grandmother dying and the girlfriend dying. i have a hard time following the story, but apparently he may not have been the only one duped by this whole catfish scandal. >> it's surprising to believe someone coul
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
. president obama will place his hand on two bibles in fact. martin luther king jr.'s, as well as his political hero's bible, abraham lincoln. >> after his inauguration speech, the president and first lady will make the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue toward the white house. >> ahead of today's ceremonies, the president and first lady made the rounds in washington. they told a crowd that the celebrations are about the country and its citizens, not the election results. also vice president joe biden and his family greeted supporters at the latino inaugural party. >> hundreds of thousands are gathering on the national mall to see history being made. >> and while officials say right now there is no credible threat, security, as you can imagine, is once again extremely tight. >> reporter: they will be everywhere, snipers dotting roof tops, the coast guard patrolling waterways, military fighter jets enforcing a no-fly zone. 13,000 security personnel blanketing the washington mall. >> protecting an event this large, this complex with this number of people coming requires a lot of
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:05am EST
with them before disappearing. >>> they were once bitter political rivals, but president obama is now lavishing praise on his outgoing secretary of state, hillary clinton. the joint interview last night on "60 minutes" was the president's idea. mr. obama said their shared vision for america's role in the world persuaded become a top diplomat and one of his most trusted advisers. >> i'm going to miss her. i wish she was sticking around. a lot of the successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections. i worked very hard, but i lost. >> clinton, whose term as secretary of state ends this coming friday, refused to answer any questions about her political future and no outright night about 2016. >>> the ice storm that's made a mess out of the middle of the country is moving east just in time for the morning rush hour. yesterday, conditions were a mess as a mixture of ice, snow and freezing rain made travel treacherous in illinois and iowa. a section of interstate 35 was closed fo
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:30am EST
>>> this morning on "world news now," presidential praise. barack obama and hillary clinton were once political rivals. >> this morning as secretary of state clinton gets ready to leave the white house, she may be stepping down with what sounds like a presidential endorsement. it's monday, january 28th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> happy monday, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we'll get to our top political headlines in just a second, including a bipartisan deal on one of the president's pet projects. could be some major headway being made on immigration reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the mi
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
. >>> senator john kerry was on the hotseat during his confirmation hearing on capitol hill. president obama's pick for secretary of state answered questions for four hours. kerry says that u.s. foreign policy should be defined by helping hand, as well as by military strength. even with iran stopping its nuclear program, kerry said diplomacy is still an option. >> we will do what we must do to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and i repeat here today, our policy is not containment. it is prevention. >> the senate foreign relations committee is expected to approve kerry's nomination early next week. the full senate could vote a few days after. >> which means he would take over for hillary clinton some time in early february. according to some analysts, there was no grand vision that he laid out during the four-hour hearing yesterday, but certainly with iran, with syria, with north korea, his plate, as they often are for secretaries of state, it will be more than full here. >> he certainly is a seasoned politician. and hillary clinton testified yesterday and gave her stamp of appro
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
is respected. so smooth sailing for him. >>> today is the last day on the job for another obama cabinet member. tim geithner, president obama called him one of the best u.s. treasury secretaries ever for restoring the american financial system after the banking meltdown. jack lew has been tapped to replace him. no date yet on his confirmation hearings. >>> with 12 million americans out of work, the number of americans filing for unemployment benefits is at a five-year low. 330,000 people filed last week. that's the lowest number since the beginning of the recession back in december of 2007. >>> as new jersey's governor gears up for his re-election campaign, he's getting fund-raising help from mark zuckerberg. he's hosting a $3,800 per person event for christie at his california home next month. they worked together before on education issues. zuckerberg, as you may remember, donated $100 million to newark, new jersey schools three years ago. >> be careful, mark, getting involved in politics. different world. >>> a once vacant south florida mansion now has a squatter living in luxury, scot-free
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 1:40am PST
. there is a precedent. they played air violin and cello at obama's first inaugural. it was cold enough that day to snap a string. it was cold enough to worry james taylor. ♪ for amber waves of grain >> it's always hard for a guitar player to play when it's cold because your hands stiffen up. i was very relieved to have gotten through it without a major train wreck. ♪ above the fruited plains >> reporter: facing a train wreck of bad pr, the marine corps band revised its earlier statement. no one in the marine band is in a position to assess whether beyonce's performance was live or prerecorded. an inauguration is supposed to be history, not showbiz. and history is rarely perfect. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> oh, interesting mystery. we already showed you michael jackson's famous lip-sync. that was from 1983. but how about this one? >> one of the most famous performances, whitney houston's "star-spangled banner" at the super bowl was a lip-sync. she sang into a dead mic. >> and another soul stirring performance that was on tape, pavorzi lip-synced at the winter games. >> and britney spears
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:40am PST
reforms that president obama has proposed so far. mark greenblatt, abc news, new york. >> thank you, mark. of course, the president signed several executive orders. that was the first salvo in all of this. now the tougher battle is capitol hill. even senator feinstein said the chances of this getting passed are unlikely but it's a battle worth having. we'll see what happens once it hits capitol hill. >> i think most americans, especially after newtown, they do support some sort of gun control. perhaps not an aggressive form of gun control, but something. so why wouldn't it at least be possible? >> if the public is for it, you think capitol hill would respond. from '94 to 2004 in this country, we had an assault weapons ban. and you listen to people who supported it they say it worked and had the effect. you listen to the nra and other folks who say it didn't work. i just want to see one final concrete, nonpartisan study that says did the one we did from '94 to 2004 really work? >> there was studies, though. >> there was, but they always say conflicting things. you don't get a final word, a
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 2:35am EST
>> reporter: but what is everybody talking about after president obama's big day? beyonce. she's still not saying whether she lipsynced the national anthem, but what we do know for sure is that there are others that absolutely should have. here are scientifically compiled top six worst ever national anthem renditions. number six, steven tyler. ♪ o, say can you see >> reporter: the lead singer delivered what many believed to be a bad performance at last year's afc championship game. number five, carl lewis. this is a classic. in 1993, he got booed in the middle of his rendition. ♪ and the rocket's red glare >> reporter: number four, anita baker. ♪ and the rocket's glare >> reporter: she just could not hit the high notes at the 2010 nba final. number three, michael bolton. ♪ the ramparts we watched >> reporter: clearly haunted by the curse of the bambino at boston fenway park in 2003. we have a two-way tie for second. cyndi lauper and christina aguilera. both of whom forgot the words. but number one, now and forever, must go to roseanne bar. ♪ o, say can you see >> reporter: fo
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